Winter lamb roast (679 calories per serve)


My parents live in Myanmar but they would often visit me in Australia during winter. This was also when they caught up with all of their old friends. One such friend, Aunty Cho, used to always invite the whole family over for a lamb roast every winter. It was prepared by her husband and he…

Asian crispy pork belly (524 calories per serve)


I was planning on making a kimchi pork belly stew to accompany the Korean fried chicken that my brother and his girlfriend were bringing over for dinner. Except … there was no kimchi in the house … or rather, the one we had in our fridge was expired (oops!). So we had to save the…

Splayed roast chicken with marmalade glaze (628 calories per serve)


I’m into this phase of splaying chicken before roasting. I don’t know why I haven’t been doing this before¬†but I feel as though it’s so much better for glazing as it exposes more skin. Glazing looks best with a sugary base and marmalade is great for that. Serves 4 Prep time 15 mins Cook time…

Soy and ginger chicken strips (398 calories per serve)


I usually feed my cats raw or boiled chicken for dinner and tonight was no different. I was chopping it up into tiny little pieces and I decided that I would cut a few bits off for myself as well. I took a good portion, around 300g, and cut it up into strips and basically¬†roasted…

Slow-roasted Moroccan lamb shoulder (415 calories per serve)


This is inspired from an Australian Women’s Weekly Moroccan roast recipe. I varied it by adding more spices and stock as I love very fragrant dishes. This is quite hearty and even the carrots, infused in the juices, tastes quite dense. While you may want a second serving because it tastes so good, it is…